American Chop Suey Recipe - Crispy Noodles Topped With Sweet and Sour Vegetables
Popular American noodles with veggies on top
American Vegetable Chop Suey is a classic Indian Chinese adaptation of Crispy noodles served along with a sweet and sour vegetable. I have no clue where the it got its name Chop Suey, but I believe it means “savoury mess”. Wiki has an interesting read on Chop Suey. The sweet and sour vegetables topped over crispy noodles is a favourite at home and now my growing up boys also love it. You can serve Lemon Grass Oats & Almonds Pudding Recipe with Macerated Berries for dessert after American Chop Suey Recipe - Crispy Noodles Topped With Sweet and Sour Vegetables and a crispy bread like Homemade Pita Bread Recipe on side.
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Ingredients for the Chop Suey
- 150 grams Egg noodles , boiled firm
- 2 cups Cabbage (Patta Gobi/ Muttaikose) , shredded
- 1 Onion , thinly sliced
- 2 Carrots (Gajjar) , julienned
- 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup Green beans (French Beans) , cut diagonally
- 1 cup Cauliflower (gobi) , cut into florets
- 1 inch Ginger , grated
- 1/4 cup Spring Onion Greens , finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon Cooking oil , for cooking
- Salt and Pepper , to taste For the Chop Suey Sauce
- 2 tablespoons Corn flour
- 1 teaspoon Dark soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons Red Chilli sauce (Sichuan Sauce)
- 1/4 cup Tomato Ketchup
- 1/2 cup Homemade tomato puree
- 2 teaspoons Rice Vinegar
- Salt , to taste
How to make American Chop Suey Recipe - Crispy Noodles Topped With Sweet and Sour Vegetables
To begin making the American Chop Suey Recipe, heat oil for deep frying on medium high heat; once the oil is heated, add in the cooked noodles in small batches and deep fry them until they turn golden brown.
Drain the oil from the fried noodles and proceed the same way with the remaining noodles. Keep the crisp noodles aside.In a sauce pan combine all the ingredients for the sauce, adding 2 cups of water.
Bring the sauce to a boil on medium heat stirring continuously until the sauce thickens. Once the sauce thickens, turn off the heat and keep aside.
Heat oil in a wok; add in the sliced onions, ginger and the remaining vegetables and stir fry on medium to high heat until the vegetables are slightly tender.
Once the vegetables are cooked, add in the sauce to it and stir for on high heat for a couple of minutes. Turn off the heat and check the salt and spice levels.
Adjust to suit your taste.
To serve the American Chop Suey, place the crisp noodles on a serving plate and spoon over the sweet and sour vegetables over the crispy noodles. Serve the American Chopsuey immediately.
Note: You can also use a combination of both crisp noodles and soft noodles, the choice is purely yours on how you would like to serve your American Chop Suey.
You can serve Lemon Grass Oats & Almonds Pudding Recipe with Macerated Berries for dessert after American Chop Suey Recipe - Crispy Noodles Topped With Sweet and Sour Vegetables and a crispy bread like Homemade Pita Bread Recipe on side.
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